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A Des Moines Mom’s Guide to October 2017

Can we let you in on a little secret? Des Moines has got it going on this October. We’ve curated our must-visit Des Moines kids’ events and family activities for this month. Here’s the scoop on where to get free pumpkins, the top places for family-friendly trick-or-treating, where to have a safe Halloween adventure, and more. […]

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Des Moines Pumpkin Patch and Orchard Guide

Raise your hand if you love fall! We can’t get enough of pumpkins, hayrack rides, bonfires, and apples. Head to a local orchard or pumpkin patch and start a family tradition. Looking for other things to do this fall? Don’t miss our Ultimate Fall Bucket List! Here’s a list of our favorite places to get […]

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Des Moines Moms Family Events August 2017 Guide

A Des Moines Moms Guide to August 2017

Summer is in full swing! From the Iowa State Fair to the National Balloon Classic, there are so many great family activities going on in August! Make the most of the final weeks of summer before school starts with some of these family friendly events around Des Moines this month. Send us an email if we […]

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Weekend Roundup: February 26, 2016

Des Moines and its surrounding communities are filled with so many things to do for our families! Fun venues, events, activities and more! Here’s our pick for things coming up this weekend: Friday February 26 Iowa Barnstormers vs. Green Bay Blizzard, 7:05 pm, Wells Fargo Arena Saturday February 27 Des Moines Big Baby Shower, Knapp Center, State Fairgrounds, […]

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Planning Your Disney Dream Vacation + Giveaway

Everyone knows that the happiest place on earth is Walt Disney World, right? In our family, I am the planner. I arrange flights, rental cars, activities, tickets, food, as well as making sure everyone is appropriately packed. I stress over every last detail until the moment where I need a vacation from my vacation. Silly, […]

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A Mom's Guide to Holiday Events in and around Des Moines 2014

A Mom’s Guide to Holiday Events in and around Des Moines 2014

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” And we have a guide for events and happenings in the Des Moines metro to make it even more wonderful! Local Happenings: Altoona: Bass Pro Shop hosts Santa’s Workshop all season long (November 16 – December 24). Tons of free fun! Ames: November 14 – December 13. Snow Magic: […]

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